How Much Does a Gun Cost in Canada? — Factoid: The average price of a gun in Canada is $564, based on official statistics and some assumptions.

That information and the rest of this article won’t help you budget your next purchase or the cost of getting into shooting or hunting. It probably won’t help you with anything at all, unless you enjoy geeking out about firearms and data about them.

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More Than 90,000 Canadians Are Allowed to Carry Guns Every Day

Canada Guns Firearms Legal Carry Self-Defence

(Update 20 May: Added new info under Additions.)

More than 90,000 Canadians are authorized to carry loaded guns on their person in daily life, mainly for self-defence against human attackers. More than 90 percent are civilian police and law enforcement, or military. If they were all on duty at the same time, it would be equivalent to about 3 people carrying guns for every 1,000 adults.

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First Take: Inside Today’s Study of ‘Firearm Injuries’ in Youth

Canada Guns Firearms Youth Accidents asks questions on a graphic from Canada’s Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

The Canadian Medical Association Journal released a study today showing that an average of one child and young adult was shot each day in Ontario between 2008 and 2012.

The following is some context based on what we know and what we don’t know. has requested an interview with the lead researcher.

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Top Guns of YouTube: Demolition Ranch Surges, FPS Russia Stops

Top YouTube Gun Channels by Number of Videos

Demolition Ranch is the new king of YouTube gun channels as it attracts subscribers faster than anyone else in the top 20. In just the past six months, it has overtaken FullMag and hickok45.

FPS Russia still leads by total subscribers, but hasn’t published a video since April 2016. It ranks last for subscriber growth. Range Time TS has also stopped.

The charts below rank the top 20 channels on different criteria. You can also see rankings at December 2015 and June 2016. got the idea for these rankings from Demolition Ranch’s Top YouTube Gun Channels…….ROAST video of the top 15 channels in July 2014.

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Gun Policies of Conservative Party Leadership Candidates (2)

(Update 27 May 2017: Andrew Scheer was elected party leader today. See highlights of his gun policies here.)

(New in this update: Chris Alexander, Maxime Bernier, Kellie Lietch, Erin O’Toole, Andrew Scheer, Brad Trost.) is compiling the policies and statements of candidates running for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada related to the freedoms and rights of firearms users and owners. The party’s own policy is at the bottom. Party members are scheduled to elect the next leader in May 2017.

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Top YouTube Gun Channels: DemolitionRanch Surges

2016 Jun YouTube Subscriber GrowthDemolitionRanch attracted subscribers faster than any other major YouTube gun channel in the first six months of this year, while James Yeager added more videos than any of his peers in that period.

The ranking of the top 10 channels has remained unchanged since December, with FPSRussia, hickok45 and FullMag holding onto the first three spots.

This is an update to a previous post of the biggest and hottest gun channels.

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